Tag: Ditch Fishing

Hall’Em In Fishin’ Episode 4 Brings You The Bi-Weekly Florida Fishing Report!

Hall’Em In Fishin’ is proud to bring you our bi-weekly series; the “Florida Fishing Report” brought to you by our friends at C&B Custom Jigs and Coastal Angler Magazine Fort Myers! In this episode our Hall’Em In Fishin’ team of expert fishing Captains will bring you the best fishing tips along with some invaluable angling advice for the beginner up to the seasoned individual.

We start with Captain Alex Dolinski from Fort Myers Beach and he brings you some “cool weather” fishing tips for targeting Sheepshead, Black Drum and Pompano. Captain Andrew Stansell of Low Impact Charters in Titusville, Florida joins us next and takes you inland to the fresh water for some exciting Black Crappie fishing (see photos on our Facebook page) . He will share his tales of fishing for these fun freshwater fighters and provide some great ideas for targeting this species in the winter months. We then move way south in todays report to Captain Jack Carlson of Two Conchs Charters in Marathon Key. Captain Jack says the bite is on the reefs in the Keys today with Yellowtail and Black Grouper being the primary target using jigs and shrimp as bait. He also talks about success with the Mutton Snapper in about 200′ of water. Listen as we also congratulate Captain Jack on the new addition to his family, a baby girl!  We bounce back up to Fort Myers Beach and bring Captain Neil Eisner to the show.  Capt. Neil is also an expert in jig fishing and talks about his exclusive use of our friends at C&B Custom Jigs. Captain Scott even shares a funny story about a large jack getting the best of Captain Neil one day when they were out fishing the back country. Captain Alex Dolinski of Spot On Charters in Fort Myers Beach returns to the microphone next to bring us a new segment to the program and gives you his top picks for Waterfront Dining in southwest Florida! This part of our show will give you some great options to consider from casual to fine dining on the water. Todays menu serves up Pinchers Crab Shack @Tarpon Point and Doc Fords, Fort Myers Beach! We finish up the show featuring Travis Palmer of Ditch Fishing 101 for a look at angling in the freshwater canals and streams of southwest Florida. Travis shares his expertise and talks several native and non native species.

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Hall’Em In Fishin Goes To Class “Ditch Fishing 101” & Features The Grouper Grapple Charity Offshore Tourney!

Hall’Em In Fishin’ host Captain Scott, takes you to the canals, ponds and “ditches” of South Florida and talks “Ditch Fishing 101” with Travis Palmer! Ditch Fishing 101 on Facebook is geared to teaching the fishing community about the basic techniques of in-shore freshwater angling on a budget.  It is the mission of Travis Palmer to pass his passion and experience on to the next generation of anglers. In this episode he will share tips, tricks and tackle secrets for fishing the “ditches”. It’s all about traveling around your neighborhood, pulling up to an area of water, grabbing your gear out the back of a vehicle and FISHING!
The Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament.

Additionally on todays program, Scott features some outstanding “on location” interviews from the Annual Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament at Fish-Tale Marina in Fort Myers Beach Florida. The Grouper Grapple was founded by Brian Peachey in 2013 as a means to give back to the community and show support to Combat Wounded Veterans that have served our country. By teaming with Freedom Alliance the tournament has been able to turn the event into an actual vehicle that provides much needed therapy for combat wounded veterans returning from service. Grouper Grapple and Freedom Alliance provide the veterans with transportation to and from the event, hotel accommodations, breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday – Sunday, Back Bay fishing trips, commemorative plaques, entry into the tournament and tournament events tournament, specialized apparel and a chance to join their brothers in arms in an atmosphere designed just for them!
Charities.


In addition to the Freedom Alliance the Grouper Grapple has also added a beneficiary to our event for 2017. The Jeff Sommer Memorial Scholarship Fund, honoring the memory of Coach Jeff Sommer of Estero High School and the positive impact that he had on hundreds of young people and adults. Brian Peachey, the founder of the Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament was an all-star athlete who ran cross country and track for Coach Sommer from 1989-1993. Along with his fellow athletes, Coach Sommer pushed them to be their best taking them to the State meet where they were Runner up in 1991 and State Champions in 1992. Peachey was recognized as All Southwest Florida Cross Country Runner of the year during his time with Coach at Estero HS and has stayed close with Coach Sommer and his family throughout the years.


“Coach Jeff Sommer always told his cross country runners that pain is temporary and pride is for ever he instilled in us that nothing hurts compared to what it feels like to quit. He was a builder of leaders and people who would and could, quite literally, go the extra mile. He also taught me how to give. That’s why we want to give back. ” -Brian Peachey  Listen to this episode and witness how the fishing community in Southwest Florida is giving back.

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